Athlete Profile

Francis Obikwelu

  • COUNTRY Portugal Portugal
  • DATE OF BIRTH 22 NOV 1978
  • COUNTRY Portugal Portugal
  • DATE OF BIRTH 22 NOV 1978
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
100 Metres 9.86 +0.6 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 22 AUG 2004
200 Metres 19.84 +1.7 Sevilla 25 AUG 1999
400 Metres 46.29 03 JUN 1998
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
50 Metres 5.79 Liévin 28 FEB 2004
60 Metres 6.53 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 06 MAR 2011
200 Metres 20.46 Liévin 21 FEB 1999
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
100 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2014 10.59 +0.1 Dublin (Morton Stadium) 11 JUL
2013 10.61 0.0 Luzern 17 JUL
2012 10.47 +1.2 Montgeron 13 MAY
2011 10.18 +1.2 Kraków 12 JUN
2010 10.18 -1.0 Barcelona (O) 28 JUL
2009 10.10 +0.5 Salamanca 08 JUL
2008 10.04 +0.2 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 11 JUL
2007 10.06 +0.9 Oslo 15 JUN
2006 9.99 +1.3 Göteborg 08 AUG
2005 10.04 +1.6 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 14 JUN
2004 9.86 +0.6 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 22 AUG
2003 10.11 +1.5 Zürich 15 AUG
2002 10.01 +0.3 Bruxelles 30 AUG
2001 9.98 +0.6 Berlin 31 AUG
2000 9.97 +1.0 Lausanne 05 JUL
1999 10.01 0.0 Johannesburg 15 SEP
1998 10.01 0.0 Oslo 09 JUL
1997 10.10 +1.2 Lisboa 20 JUN
1996 10.12 +0.4 Granada 29 MAY
1995 10.31 +1.3 Lisboa 05 JUL
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2011 20.82 0.0 Lisboa 25 JUN
2008 20.46 -0.9 Barcelona (O) 19 JUL
2007 20.38 +0.9 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 28 AUG
2006 20.01 +1.6 Göteborg 10 AUG
2005 20.48 0.0 Leiria 19 JUN
2004 20.12 +0.1 Paris Saint-Denis 23 JUL
2003 20.41 +1.5 Velenje 22 JUN
2002 20.18 -0.6 Madrid 21 SEP
2001 20.33 +0.1 Bruxelles 24 AUG
2000 20.01 +0.3 Lausanne 05 JUL
1999 19.84 +1.7 Sevilla 25 AUG
1998 20.17 +0.3 Bruxelles 28 AUG
1997 20.56 +0.4 Lisboa 11 APR
1996 20.24 +0.2 Granada 29 MAY
400 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1998 46.29 03 JUN
1994 46.79 Lisboa 21 JUL
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
50 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2004 5.79 Liévin 28 FEB
60 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 6.68 Wien 08 FEB
2012 6.79 Oeiras 01 FEB
2011 6.53 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 06 MAR
2008 6.66 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2008 6.66 Pombal 23 FEB
2007 6.61 Birmingham, GBR 17 FEB
2006 6.68 Valencia, ESP 11 FEB
2005 6.54 Madrid 24 FEB
2004 6.56 Peanía 22 FEB
1999 6.75 Espinho 30 JAN
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
1999 20.46 Liévin 21 FEB
1998 21.08 Valencia, ESP 17 JAN
1997 20.57 Birmingham, GBR 23 FEB
Honours - 60 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 3sf1 6.66 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
10th IAAF World Indoor Championships 6 6.60 Budapest (Sport Arena) 05 MAR 2004
Honours - 100 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXIX Olympic Games 6sf2 10.10 +0.3 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 4 10.17 -0.3 Stuttgart 22 SEP 2007
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics h3 DQ -1.5 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Cup 2 10.09 +1.1 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 16 SEP 2006
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 4 10.02 +0.9 Stuttgart 09 SEP 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 6 10.09 -0.6 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 10 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 10.07 +0.4 Helsinki 07 AUG 2005
2nd IAAF World Athletics Final 2 10.10 -1.6 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 18 SEP 2004
28th Olympic Games 2 9.86 +0.6 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 22 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 3 10.09 -0.3 Madrid 20 SEP 2002
18th IAAF Grand Prix Final 3 10.03 +2.0 Paris (Charléty) 14 SEP 2002
IAAF Golden League/Grand Prix Final 5 10.15 +0.1 Moskva 05 SEP 1998
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 6sf2 10.20 +0.5 Athína 03 AUG 1997
6th IAAF World Junior Championships 1 10.21 +1.0 Sydney (SOPAC) 22 AUG 1996
Honours - 200 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXIX Olympic Games h1 DNS +0.1 Beijing (National Stadium) 18 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 5sf1 20.40 -0.4 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 29 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Cup 4 20.36 +0.1 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 17 SEP 2006
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 4 20.26 -0.1 Stuttgart 10 SEP 2006
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics h7 DNS -2.1 Helsinki 09 AUG 2005
2nd IAAF World Athletics Final 4 20.58 +0.7 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 SEP 2004
28th Olympic Games 5 20.14 +1.2 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 26 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4h5 20.93 +0.4 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 27 AUG 2003
9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 20.18 -0.6 Madrid 21 SEP 2002
17th IAAF Grand Prix Final 3 20.52 +1.0 Melbourne 09 SEP 2001
27th Olympic Games 7sf1 20.71 -1.1 Sydney 28 SEP 2000
IAAF Grand Prix Final 3 20.12 -0.8 München 11 SEP 1999
7th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 20.11 +1.2 Sevilla 27 AUG 1999
7th IAAF World Indoor Championships 4 20.85 Maebashi (Green Dome) 06 MAR 1999
6th IAAF World Indoor Championships 3 21.10 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 08 MAR 1997
6th IAAF World Junior Championships 1 20.47 -1.6 Sydney (SOPAC) 24 AUG 1996
XXVI Olympic Games 5sf1 20.56 +0.3 Atlanta, GA 01 AUG 1996
Honours - 400 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
5th IAAF World Junior Championships 5sf1 46.79 Lisboa 21 JUL 1994